AFCON 2019: Paul Onuachu to lead Super Eagles attack
Patrick Pascal, super eagles team co-ordinator confirmed it in a chat with Brila, the Super Eagles attack against Burundi this evening will be led by Denmark-based Paul Onuachu with established striker Odion Ighalo on the bench.
Gernot Rohr has settled for a 4-3-3 formation with Alex Iwobi on the left wing and Samuel Chukwueze operating from the right wing even though he is a left footer.
Captain Joh Mikel Obi will marshal the midfield along with Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo.
Daniel Akpeyi is the No 1 choice in goal and his defenders are fullbacks Abdullahi Shehu, Ola Aina with Kenneth Omeruo and William Ekong as central defenders.
Super Eagles vs Burundi: Daniel Akpeyi – Ola Aina, Jamilu Collins, Kenneth Omeruo, William Ekong – Mikel Obi, Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo – Alex Iwobi, Paul Onuachu, Samuel Chukwueze
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